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Trucker Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Tollway Crash

A truck driver has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and injured a state trooper.


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Gunman in Megan Boken’s Murder Given Life Sentence

Prosecutors say Keith Ester walked up to Boken as she was sitting in her car, talking to her mother on a cell phone, and demanded her phone at gunpoint.


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Illinois Group Praises Kirk’s Same-Sex Marriage Support

Bernard Cherkasov says Kirk is influential among moderate Republicans, but it’s his argument itself that’s compelling.



Illinois Man Avoids Jail For 142 mph DUI Crash

The 37-year-old from Shorewood avoided a possible jail term by pleading guilty to drunken driving and reckless driving.


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UPDATED: Four Adults, Child Killed In SW Missouri Apartment Fire

Fire Marshall looking for cause


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UPDATE: Police Arrest Two Suspects in Murder of Megan Boken

The two suspects are both 18-year-old black males but no other details about them are being released by police.


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